Manuf. Info & Sizes

Pattern Manufacturer Information & Sizing Buckarro Bobbins Patterns [ 1700’s — 1900’s ] Women, Men & ChildrenThese authentic vintage clothing patterns cover the Colonial, Fur Trade, Victorian, Civil War, Western Frontier , and in to the Vintage 1930’s. They are designed for use by modern sewers. Easy to use with well illustrated instructions. Multi-sized patterns […]

How To Measure

Size Charts Our size charts correspond to BODY MEASUREMENTS. Please do not add or subtract from these measurements. Our size charts are based on Premier Designs product development, we do not use retail store sizing.  Our garments are  generously cut to achieve correct silhouette and ease of wear. BODY MEASUREMENTS HEIGHT WOMEN      PETITE […]

Custom Clothing

Complete Outfits Many reenacting enthusiast have a particular look they are after. We have helped several people achieve this goal. In general we produce shirts, waistcoats and breeches made specifically for you based on your measurements or we try to keep some of these items finished and ready to sell. If there is a particular […]

Machine Sewn vs Hand Sewn

Hand sewing is kind of a dying art. The sewing machine has taken a task like making a shirt or breeches from an all day event to a task that just takes a few hours. Time is the major difference. We have gone from a society in which sewing was a major part of the […]

Event Schedule

Be sure to stop by and see us at these 2020 events.  Keep checking back as hopefully more events will be added: April 4-5  Fort de Chartres Colonial Trade Faire & Musket and Rifle Frolic April 18-19 Old Greenville, MO  May 2-3 Pomme de Terra Rendezvous  May 16-17 Old Mines, MO June 6-7 Fort de […]


Welcome to Moore’s Primitives. We celebrate the early years of our country’s development particularly 1750 to 1830. A time when people believed that with hard work and commitment to what’s right, a man and his family could provide their community with the quality products they need and deserve. Come enter our life as we embark […]